The Eclipse of a Great Power: Modern Britain 1870-1992, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Eclipse of a Great Power

Modern Britain 1870-1992, 2nd Edition

By Keith Robbins

Routledge

488 pages

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Description

Covers both the expansion and the decline of the British Empire and the reasons behind this sudden eclipse in power.

Reviews

'A concise, balanced account of the past hundred years of British history, and as such bids fair to become a standard work.'

Times Higher Educational Supplement

Table of Contents

Editor's foreword.

Preface.

Preface to the second edition.

List of maps.

Part One, 1870-1901. Framework of events. Prologue.

Part Two, 1901-1931. Framework of events.

Part Three, 1931-1956. Framework of events.

Part Four, 1956-1975. Framework of events.

Part Five, 1976-1992. Framework of events.

Compendium of information.

Maps.

Bibliography.

Index.

About the Series

Foundations of Modern Britain

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain